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Azure Offline Backup with Azure Data Box now in preview

18 February, 2020

An ever-increasing number of enterprises, even as they adopt a hybrid IT strategy, continue to retain mission-critical data on-premises, and look towards the public cloud as an effective offsite for their backups. Azure Backup—Azure’s built-in data-protection solution, provides a simple, secure and cost-effective mechanism to backup these data-assets over the network to Azure, while eliminating on-premises backup infrastructure.

Senior Program Manager, Azure Backup
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Assess your servers with a CSV import into Azure Migrate

28 January 2020

At Microsoft Ignite, we announced the new Azure Migrate assessment capabilities that further simplify migration planning: support for assessment of physical servers, import-based assessments, application discovery and agentless application dependency analysis. In this post, I will talk about how to assess servers by importing servers into server assessment through a CSV upload.

Program Manager, Azure Migrate

Azure Data Explorer and Stream Analytics for anomaly detection

16 January 2020

Anomaly detection plays a vital role in many industries across the globe, such as fraud detection for the financial industry, health monitoring in hospitals, fault detection and operating environment monitoring in the manufacturing, oil and gas, utility, transportation, aviation, and automotive industries.

Principal Cloud Solution Architect

New Azure blueprint for CIS Benchmark

15 January 2020

We’ve released our newest Azure blueprint that maps to another key industry standard, Center for Internet Security (CIS) Microsoft Azure Foundations Benchmark. This follows last week’s announcement of our Azure blueprint for FedRAMP moderate and adds to the growing list of Azure blueprints for regulatory compliance, which now includes ISO 27001, NIST SP 800-53, PCI-DSS, UK OFFICIAL, UK NHS, and IRS 1075.

Senior Program Manager

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